There are, at least, four bands named Woe: 1) A Philadelphia, USA black metal band (formed 2007). 2) A London, UK band (formed 2008). 3) A Southend-on-Sea, UK noise / punk / jazz band (formed 2000, split 2004). 4) An Adelaide, Australia harmonic stoner rock band. 1) A Philadelphia/South Jersey band, created to make black metal (early 2007). Intended as nothing more than a casual experiment, it changed from bedroom project, to an obsession. The rules - no: drum machines, corpse paint, 'Renaissance faerie-speak or faking - Honest, dark black metal, faithful to tradition & without cliches.